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June 8, 2019

Africa Fashion Week London 2019

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Start of the Season!
Africa Fashion Week London 2019 kicks off with the official promo

The largest annual African fashion event in Europe, Africa Fashion Week London, is back for its 9th season!

Once again, 2 days of catwalk shows, 2 days of deluxe shopping in our themed exhibition hall, over 100 African designers to peruse. Summer doesn’t start until AFWL opens it’s doors!

Finding our third year at the prestigious Freemasons’ Hall for two full days of catwalk shows in the beautiful Grand Temple venue space. Vibrant and colourful exhibitions by notable designers will be showcased for lovers of African fashion.

Designers – Don’t miss the chance to showcase your exclusive designs to an audience of over 5,000 visitors over the two days!

African-inspired designs are dominating the international fashion scene scene like never before and now is the time to celebrate this year’s theme #AfroLuxe!

Designers: Vanessa GoundenSOBOYEBwanaWilly, Lesley De Freitas &JesuSegun London

Models: Howard Ejegi, Alisha Safo, Charli Fletcher, Rebecca Nemere & Dominic Baderin

Shot & Cut by Pretty Data
Styling:  Samson Soboye, assisted by Theo Omambala
MUA:   AbbieMay Hopkins
Hair:   Allan Henry
Music:  Inbox Riddim by Sarz
Produced:  Anna Marie Benedict for AFWL
Executive Producer:   Princess Ronke Ademiluyi
Save the Date
9-10 August 2019
Freemasons' Hall
60 Great Queen Street
London WC2B 5AZ

Doors open from 1pm for Exhibition browsing and entertainment

Friday Catwalk Shows: 5pm & 7pm
Saturday Catwalk Shows: 3pm, 5pm & 7pm
We are delighted to announce The United Grand Lodge of England Freemasons' Hall, as the Official Venue Sponsor of #AFWL2019. Freemasons' Hall is already venue to the Capital's prestigious fashion shows; but set against the ornate interior, AFWL will once again hold it's own inside the the stunning style of the Grand Temple space, the Vestibules and Foyers. Expect to see Designer Exhibitions offering 'straight off the catwalk' designer bargains, jewellery, accessories and footwear.

About Africa Fashion Week London:

Founded in 2011 by Ronke Ademiluyi, Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) is Europe’s largest annual fashion event promoting and nurturing African and African-inspired design talent.

Using a collaborative catwalk, exhibition and business development programme, AFWL is a social enterprise that has led the way in transforming the perception of Africa’s emerging design talent and apparel industry in the international scene.

With a core team of experienced fashion industry experts and business professionals, AFWL is committed to creating a platform to support African designers while building a sustainable business that is globally recognised and promotes social, environmental and economic change in Africa.

We have now showcased over 1000 designers and exhibitors from Africa and the global diaspora to over 70,000 visitors.

Conrad is the Managing Director of the CMG International Media Group, which publishes The African Diaspora and Zim-Abroad magazines.

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